Chinese smartphone maker Oppo shipped 50 million smartphones in 2015, exceeding expectations with 67 percent year over year growth. It’s part of a wider reshuffle in China’s smartphone market that saw Xiaomi fall from grace and Huawei take top spot as the country’s largest vendor by shipments.

Xiaomi sold just over 70 million, falling well short of their 80 million low-end goal. Huawei broke 100 million with a diversified strategy targeting high-end users with the Mate S. Oppo’s global market share now stands at 3.8% as of the beginning of 2016, compared to Huawei’s 8.4%, Xiaomi’s 5.6% and LG’s 5.3%, according to a report released this month by market research firm TrendForce.

Oppo’s sales projected them into the top ten global smartphone brands, ranking eighth despite an increasingly saturated Chinese market. The company has followed other vendors into neighboring Asian markets including Vietnam, where they claim to be the second largest vendor in offline sales.

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Cate Cadell

Cate is a tech writer. She worked as a journalist in Australia, Mongolia and Myanmar. You can reach her (in Chinese or English) at: @catecadell or catecadell@technode.com